I represent the top of the best roses that have proven themselves in difficult conditions of cold climate. This hardy winter-hardy varieties, characterized by lush flowering. Many of them bloom tirelessly all summer until the first frost, confidently winter and delight us with amazing beauty flowers.
An unfading classic
- ‘Paul’s Scarlet’
Ancient variety, recently celebrated its centenary (it was registered in 1916). Over the years, has gained immense popularity in the countries of the Old and New World. This is a classic Rambler, blooming once on last year’s shoots, which should be preserved in the winter. Flowering is long, up to 1.5 months.
Semi-double crimson-red flowers with purple flashes collected in lush drooping inflorescences. Leaves are dark green, resistant to black spotting and powdery mildew. Makes partial shade and poor soil, flowers are not afraid of rain. Light honey aroma.
If the whip roses tie to the lattice horizontally, flowering shoots will grow on them along the entire length from bottom to top. Thanks to this garter, it is easy to create a blooming wall. Without problems fit into the shelter. Before it the lashes which have faded in the summer are cut out.
- ‘New Dawn’
An outstanding climbing rose, bred by American breeders in 1930. In terms of winter hardiness and endurance, there is hardly any other variety comparable to it.
Flowers of ideal classical form with a high center of amazing pearl-pink hue, have a delicate aroma. Rose grows quickly to a height of 3 m, flexible lashes constantly covered with flowers all summer long. Can winter with little or no shelter, just under the snow. If it freezes in the harsh winter, it is easily restored.
Place this rose should not be in the open sun, and in the rarefied shade: in this case, the flowers do not fade and last longer. The whip is better to tie up, so as not to stick out in different directions, and the Bush to plant either in the background mixborder at the fence, to which the rose can be tied, or at the Western wall of the house. The only drawback – a very prickly disposition of the “old woman”, but for the sophistication and resilience of her much can be forgiven.
- ‘The Fairy’
Charming variety (1932). Represents a group of old-fashioned polyanthus roses and remains the most popular and widespread in the world due to its fantastic unpretentiousness and abundant continuous flowering. Extreme ease in culture, winter hardiness, excellent landscape qualities put this rose on a par with other outstanding varieties.
Myriads of blooms of small pink flowers strung on 10-40 PCs to thin, weak branches that are able to self-clean. Easily shaped by shearing into a neat round Bush.
This climbing rose, which was developed in 1955, its originator, Wilhelm Kordes considered his best creation. And rightly so. Winter-hardy and hardy, immune to disease, able to please their lush flowering more than a month. Blooms profusely bright red crimson glare flowers, gathered in bunches of inflorescences 5-7 PCs.
In the garden classification of roses occupies a special, only it belongs to the place. Refers to a single flowering, but it can not be considered a classic Rambler. Does not need to remove the faded shoots, as the next year they will bloom again. Quite easy to fit under cover and confidently tolerates even the most severe frosts. It is noticed that it lives longer as a root, so it is better to propagate by cuttings.
Amazing shrub 1969, unique in its beauty rose with bright semi-double flowers Cup-shaped. Complex color in the process of blooming varies from fiery orange to salmon-pink. The Golden-yellow middle of the flower glows from within. The edges of the petals are wavy, which gives the rose elegance and unique charm. Foliage large, leathery, dark green, immune to disease. It blooms virtually without interruption throughout the season and perfect winters. Extremely fragrant!
- ‘Rosarium Uetersen’
Richly blooming rose, which originated in 1977, with a major thick Terry (each flower has up to 100 petals and imbricate structure) bright pink with silvery-tinged flowers, gathered in heavy drooping brush. The leaves are glossy, resistant to disease. Spreading shrubs with whip-like shoots. It is famous for its abundant flowering before frost. Creates a bright accent in the garden.
A bright representative of the romantic direction in the selection of roses, is now at the peak of popularity, although it was presented to the world of gardeners in 1984 Blooms caps of small Carmine-red Cup-shaped flowers with a pale pink middle. Not fears nor heat, nor rain. Perfectly leafy Bush up to 1.5 m resembles a pink cloud. Grows wider. Good at solitaire landing. It smells fresh and green Apple. This wonderful floribunda gives 3 waves of flowering. A nice bonus varieties — healthy, shiny and elegant foliage.
Masterpieces of the French kennel Mayan
- ‘Bonica 82’
One of the abundant and long-flowering varieties, repeatedly received prizes and awards. Forms a rounded Bush with shiny dark green foliage, bright pink buds and pale pink flowers, which at the end of flowering fade to white. A favorite variety of landscape designers. This floribunda has one great quality – the ability to self-clean.
- ‘Leonardo da Vinсi’
This floribunda born in 1933 got into the top list due to its exceptional health and decorative. Firmly stuffed flowers fuxiao bright pink color in the beginning of the dissolution of the old pompon shape, and then revealed in a neat quartered bowls with tightly Packed petals. Not burn out.
Blooms almost continuously, the flowers appear until late autumn. Resistant to adverse atmospheric phenomena. Not amenable to disease. Is quite tall for a floribunda sturdy upright shrub with strong shoots. Perfect choice for flower beds and rose garden. The only downside is the lack of smell.
Unpretentious ground cover roses
This variety (registered in 1999) can be recommended as a completely problem-free, healthy and highly decorative. Bush grows ball up to 50 cm in diameter, the leaves are shiny. Against their background look great bright crimson-red thick inflorescences of small flowers that do not fade in the sun and are not afraid of rain. Blooms continuously until late autumn.
- ‘Palmengarten Frankfurt’
Bred in 1988, abundantly and continuously blooming rose. Flowers pink-purple, in racemes, up to 30 pieces each. The variety has healthy dark green foliage, which can not be seen, as the inflorescences are completely covered with bushes, similar to pink drifts. Excellent winter hardiness puts this rose in a number of admirable. Great for creating curbs.
- ‘Les Quatre Saisons’
Year of registration — 2003. Rose is extremely good health and high decorative throughout the season. Thick Terry (up to 100 petals) flowers intensely pink color, slightly fade, but resistant to rain. Experts advise not to cut much. Suitable for creating continuously blooming borders in the rose garden and along the tracks.
Presented to gardeners in 1978, blooming profusely pure white flowers in drooping brushes rose is considered one of the best varieties of breeding Meyan. Low sprawling Bush with small, beautiful dark green foliage.
Bright, healthy rose born in 2000 with fresh glossy foliage. Small red flaming flowers, completely covering a compact Bush, create an unforgettable picture. Well hibernating just under the snow groundcover rose.
This, in my opinion, is a short list of the best varieties of roses available now to our gardener. Frankly, I had a difficult task to select the most worthy of the huge number of varieties offered on the market. I admit that someone may not agree with this choice, someone has their own favorites. But all the proposed roses have been tested among a hundred and fifty varieties growing in my garden, and were selected not so much by beauty (and they are all beautiful, ugly roses just do not happen), but by the ease of culture and its economic qualities – resistance to disease, winter hardiness, the ability to bloom profusely and long. Anyway, I can vouch for them and I’m sure they won’t disappoint you!